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Mingo Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from a short form of the personal name Domingo, Italian Domenico.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mango, Ming, Rigo, Minga, Minko, Minge, Monge, Dino, Maino, Mange

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Where is the Mingo family from?

You can see how Mingo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mingo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mingo families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Mingo families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Mingo's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Mingo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mingo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mingo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mingo. 28% of Mingo men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Mingo women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mingo were Porter and Laundress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Porter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Laundress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Mingo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mingo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mingo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mingo. For the veterans among your Mingo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mingo lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mingo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mingo in 1945 was 66, and 66 in 2004.

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